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A 25-year-old Gary man was shot dead in East Chicago late Friday night, according to a release from the Lake County coroner.

A death investigation team was dispatched to the 4800 block of Alexander Avenue at 11 p.m. Friday, the release stated, and within 45 minutes it was determined Ashanti Walden, 25, died of a gunshot wound in a homicide.

Also assisting in the investigation were the East Chicago Police Department and Lake County Crime Lab.

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